Ahura Mazda

noun

Ahu·​ra Maz·​da ə-ˌhu̇r-ə-ˈmaz-də How to pronounce Ahura Mazda (audio)
ä-ˌhu̇r-
: the Supreme Being represented as a deity of goodness and light in Zoroastrianism

Word History

Etymology

Avestan Ahuramazda, literally, wise god

First Known Use

1850, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Ahura Mazda was in 1850

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“Ahura Mazda.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ahura%20Mazda. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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